Summary of Investigation – Scott Benton MP
Friday 28th April 2023
Organisation or Person Investigated
Scott Benton MP (“Mr Benton”)
Whether Mr Benton conducted unregistered consultant lobbying
Based on assurances received, Mr Benton has not conducted unregistered consultant lobbying activity.
Summary of Rationale for Decision
Based on Mr Benton’s unequivocal and complete written assurances, in response to detailed enquiries, he has not received payment or benefits in kind in return for lobbying. Under the Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Act 2014, consultant lobbying activities are in return for payment on behalf of a client.
28 April 2023
Office of the Registrar of Consultant Lobbyists